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A New Edition of South African Journal of Bioethics and Law is Now Available

February 13, 2017

South African Journal of Bioethics and Law (vol. 9, no. 2, 2016) is available online by subscription only.

Articles include:

  • “Harm to Patients and Others Caused by Impaired Junior Doctors Compelled to Work 30-Hour Shifts or Longer: Can the Minister of Health, Provincial Mecs for Health and Public Health Officials Be Held Liable?” by David Jan Mcquoid-Mason
  • “Reproductive Autonomy: A Case Study” By David R Hall and Anton A van Niekerk
  • “Knowledge and Attitude of Postgraduate Students in Kenya on Ethics in Mental Health Research” by Beatrice Amagune and G C Verster
  • “What Changes Are There in Decisions by the Wits Human Research Ethics Committee (Medical) and in Process Errors by Research Applicants Between 2003 and 2015?” by Peter Cleaton-Jones
  • “The Right to Physical Integrity and Informed Refusal: Just How Far Does a Patient’s Right to Refuse Medical Treatment Go?” by Annelize Nienaber and Kristen Nicole Bailey
  • “A Critical Review of Health Research Ethical Guidelines Regarding Caregiver Consent for HIV Research Involving Minors in South Africa: Ethical and Legal Issues” by Eshetu Bekle Worku, Arlene M Davis, and Brenda Morrow

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